Better Business Bureau
It seems to happen after disasters or a tragic event- scammers prey on people looking to do a good thing by donating to a particular cause.
Many Coloradoans have been billed hundreds of dollars for publications they never signed up for. 4 On Your Side Money Saver Suzanne McCarroll talked to victims who say the endless harassment from bill collectors can get hostile.
As technology evolves, so do the criminals who use it. One area being highlighted this week is the ever-changing crime of identity theft. One problem is there are so many different forms.
The Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau finds faulty advertising among air duct cleaners.
Consumer complaints against Colorado towing companies are on the rise, and have been so for the last several years, with an outcry over what many consumers call predatory or aggressive towing.
A debt collection scam uses scare tactics in an attempt to swindle people out of money. Now the Better Business Bureau and Denver’s District Attorney are warning about threatening callers.
A youth wrestling team trying to raise money lost it instead when a fundraising program turned out to be a fraud.
As Newtown, Conn. begins the long process of recovering from this nation’s latest massacre, criminals are trying to capitalize on sympathies of those who want to help.
Businesses complain about getting a letter asking for money to file annual minutes with the Secretary of State’s Office. Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks finds out this is not required under Colorado law.
Some service people may charge extreme prices during emergency situation. 4 On Your Side Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks takes a look at why this is not illegal and how you can keep this from happening to you.